Hong Kong is home to the most skyscrapers in the world, more than double the number in New York. But surprisingly, it fails to feature in a list of the globe's top five fastest lifts.
The skyline of Chile's capital has been altered over the past year by a skyscraper - the tallest in South America and one so towering it casts a shadow nearly two kilometres long.
In the shadow of the massive black towers of a bank's downtown headquarters was an almost indistinguishable puff of dark gray fluff on the sidewalk.
A new skyscraper in the eastern city of Suzhou has been criticised for looking like a pair of trousers, similar to China Central Television's controversial headquarters in Beijing.
It seems tall buildings are springing up all over the world these days. The king would have to be the Dubai skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, which stands at 829.84 metres.
Rampant urban renewal in Shanghai has come at the cost of destroying much of the city's architectural heritage, but the local government is now trying to preserve the iconic sites and districts...
The design of the 93-storey Mega Tower Hotel could be changed in response to public concerns. Does this move mean the era of building enormous skyscrapers is coming to an end? Write to us....
Wealthy investors are expected to turn out in force when flats in one of the world's tallest buildings go on sale in Hong Kong this week.
Shanghai is planning to build what could be the mainland's tallest building at more than 500 metres high, dwarfing other contenders to the title in the city, some state media reported yesterday....
It is money, not environmental concerns, that drives Hong Kong developers to build 'greener' and more energy-efficient office towers.
the top five ... tallest buildings
Standing 509.2m tall with 101 floors, this is the first building in the world to have rooms more...
HK's skyline is just part of a global trend for ever-taller buildings
For a long time, I assumed that the world map was an internationally accepted norm, with Europe in the middle.